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"This government has made more cuts to public services than any other government in post war history, check the facts."
You don't think that it might have something to do with trying to reduce the huge deficit that this country has had since the 2008 Financial crash? In 2005 the UK “current budget deficit” was less that £20 billion. But then came the worldwide financial crisis of 2008 and subsequent recession. The budget deficit skyrocketed to £50 billion in 2009 and £103 billion in 2010. In the subsequent recovery the deficit has steadily declined, down to £1.9 billion in 2018 - and that is partially due to the government's austerity programme.
If people want the level of services they expect they have to be prepared to pay for it and thousands of extra coppers on the street don't come cheap, but imagine the howls of outrage from the 'something for nothing' brigade, who see no problem with living beyond their means, if the government proposed increasing taxation to cover those costs!
I'm not saying it's right, but does anyone have any suggestions as to how the situation can be resolved, given the number of services currently needing more financial input? There is, of course, the argument about those big multi-nationals that don't pay their full tax bill, but even if they did the amount raised by it wouldn't go very far when divided up between the various departments vying for more money.